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Vice Principal nabbed for rapping 16 years old female student

A secondary school  vice principal has been arrested by the Nasarawa state police command for defiling a 16 year old female student.

According to the report by Punch newspaper, the vice principal lured the female student by inviting her to an hotel in the state capital, and he forcefully had sexual intercourse with her, according to the Police Public Relation Officer , Nasarawa State Police Command, DSP Idrisu Kennedy

The incident happened on the 13th of December, 2016.

The police also arrested three other persons for rape in the state.
The police statement said that two people “ disguised as vigilantes , collected phones and raped two female students of Bingham University, Karu“ on Dec. 12, 2016.
It added that another man was arrested for allegedly raping a 13- year -old hawker in an uncompleted building around Lafia roundabout Motor Park on Dec. 11, 2016
The police urged the general public , especially parents and relations of rape victims to report any case of rape to security agencies for appropriate prosecution .
Reacting on the matter , Tina Cyril, Nasarawa State Chairperson of Nigeria Association of Women Journalist , described the incidences as barbaric and satanic.
Cyril said that the association would monitor the cases to logical conclusion , and promised continuous advocacy on the rights of women and children in the state.
She advised parents to always monitor their children especially the girl child , to guard them against any form of abuse .

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